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Access to work - what can I claim?

markf87 Community member Posts: 25 Courageous
So starting my own T-shirt business and applying for access to work. 

I know I can apply for help from an ADHD coach and equipment like a table / chair for my spinal problems.

was wondering if I could apply for an iPad though? Reason being is it’s already got good dictation software built in as I struggle to write due to my hand and various problems.

it would save money instead of having to buy separate software and a microphone etc and also be able to make things easier for me on my hands etc as I can use touch screens a lot easier than traditional keyboards 


  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @markf87

    Congratulations on starting your own business! you'll have to keep us up to date with how it's going :) 

    Scope has a page on the Access To Work Grant Scheme and it says:
    What Access to Work can fund depends on your needs for the job. It might fund:
    • specialist software, such as screen readers
    • a support worker, such as a driver or job coach
    • mental health support, such as counselling
    • training or mentoring
    • adapted equipment, such as chairs and desks
    I would ask about whether the iPad for the better dictation software would also come under their specialist software.
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